Transfer news, rumors: PSG close in on Renato Sanches, Wijnaldum to AS Roma, Cucurella saga continues, more

Wed, Aug 3, 2022
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Transfer news, rumors: PSG close in on Renato Sanches, Wijnaldum to AS Roma, Cucurella saga continues, more

What's better than a cup of coffee and the latest transfer news? Join in as AP Sports provides the latest updates from around the world and what they mean to your favorite teams. Paris Saint Germain are finally closing over the transfer of , while the French club is now ready to loan out Gini Wijnaldum to AS . is one step away from joining and Cucurella is also getting closer to . Let's get to latest:

In the six-yard box

The biggest transfer stories of the day. These are the deals that are happening, or at least on the verge of getting done.

Wijnaldum to AS Roma

It's just a matter of time to see Gini Wijnaldum as a new AS Roma player, per Fabrizio Romano. The Giallorossi have full agreement with Paris Saint-Germain for the Dutch midfielder and the two sides are now working on finalizing the paperwork to be signed in the next couple of hours. It is going to be a loan deal with buy option clause included in the agreement.'

LA Galaxy are set to announce Riqui Puig

have now a full agreement with Los Angeles for , per Fabrizio Romano. The agreement is going to be a three year deal between Puig and LA Galaxy who is set to move permanently to MLS. A surprising move for a player that was expected to stay in Europe but then opted to move to the this summer.'

Entering the penalty area

These moves may not be imminent, but there's a lot of transfer in all the smoke these players and teams might be blowing.

PSG are closing in on Renato Sanches

Paris Saint Germain and have now reached an agreement for the transfer of Renato Sanches, as reported by L'Equipe. The two sides were working on the deal for weeks and now they found an agreement for around 15 million and the player has already agreed on personal terms weeks ago. were also in the race after that they tried to sign him in January, but then when Luis Campos and Christophe Galtier joined the club things changed with Roma getting the leg up.'

Chelsea are progressing on the Cucurella deal

is getting closer to Chelsea, per Fabrizio Romano. The Spanish winger already agreed on personal terms with Chelsea after the English club stepped in when declined to meet Brighton's asking price. The recent bid was of around 50 million and Chelsea are still waiting the final answer from Brighton.'

Build-up play

These moves might be speculative but they're ones to keep an eye on.

OM are interested in sign Jordan Veretout'

are keen to sign AS Roma's midfielder . The French player's camp is in negotiations with the club to agree on personal terms, while talks between the two clubs are going well. This week will be important to understanding if the deal can go through or not.'

Keeper punts

Your daily quick hitters.

  • Carney Chukwuemeka to undergo medicals with Chelsea today.
  • Atalanta are set to sign Ademola Lookman from RB Leipzig.
  • Chelsea are also in the race for Frankie de Jong.
  • Alex Telles is close to complete a loan move to Seville.
  • Manchester City are in negotiations with Anderlecht for Sergio Gomez.
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